iso and no dvd

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  1. drakorex
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    Is there a way to run a pc game iso without having to burn it?
     


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    A program such as Daemon Tools can emulate a DVD drive
    Else you might be able to extract the ISO with WinRAR or 7-zip
     
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    aiRWaLKRe GBAtemp Regular

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    daemon tools lite is the one I use, I think power iso can mount the iso image too. There is one called magic iso, but if I remember that one has a separate plugin to mount iso
     
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    Daemon Tools and Alcohol 120% are your best choices, I believe
     
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    drakorex GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    So after I got daemon tools, what do I need to do to the iso?
     
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    Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    somewhere on the bottom right area [i forgot what it's called xD] there should be a Daemon Tools icon .

    Right click it > Virtual Devices > Add SCSI Drive > Device # : No Media > Mount Image

    just locate where the ISO is .
     
  7. machomuu

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    I suggest UltraISO next time, where it's pretty much spelled out.
    Though DT is good too.
     
  8. drakorex
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    The other day, I turned the iso in question into an exe, thinking it would play, but it phailed. Is there any way to undo it?
     
  9. machomuu

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    You're not supposed to turn the iso into a .exe, how did you even do that?
     
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    ignorance, plain and simple lol. I changed the extension
     
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    Just change it back and you'll be fine.
     
  12. Wombo Combo

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    I personally prefer MagicDisc over the others.
     
  13. drakorex
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    I tried, it remains an exe
     
  14. machomuu

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    Wait...how is it still an exe if you changed the extention?
     
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    His Folder Options may be set to hide known extensions, which means that the .exe disappears and it's actually "image.iso.exe". That or he's somehow confused file assosiations to try and open all .iso files as executables.
     
  16. drakorex
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    I renamed it RLENG.iso like it was before, but the file type stayed as exe, I dunno. Copy an iso and try it, I'm not quite sure how it works
     
  17. machomuu

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    What Operating System do you have for your computer
     
  18. drakorex
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    Huh, I just mounted the iso turned exe , an it's installing. Yay?
     
  19. machomuu

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    Yay indeed [​IMG].
     
  20. Splych

    Splych GBAtemp's Lurker

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    he probably had it in this way :
    - file extensions hidden
    - changed .iso to .exe
    - extension disappeared

    he's saying he mounted the ... thing .
    and now it's installing .
    just , next time , never rename extensions .